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Justice studies is an innovative social science program examining current social justice issues such as human rights, domestic violence and immigration, against a backdrop of legal systems, law and culture. Students enrolled in the BA program in justice studies also have the opportunity to explore other languages and cultures, giving them the tools needed to communicate and work effectively with people both within and outside the U.S. As so many social justice issues occur across countries and cultures, this equips students with a dynamic knowledge of the world's justice systems and gives them the skills to create meaningful, real-world change.
Justice Studies (BA)
Liberal Arts & Sciences, The College of
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ASU has many financial aid options. Almost everyone, regardless of income, can qualify for some form of financial aid. In fact, more than 70 percent of all ASU students receive some form of financial assistance every year.
Many graduates go on to law school, graduate school or other professional degree programs. Students emerge from this program with knowledge and skills designed to bring social justice concerns to their professional careers. Program graduates work in a variety of fields, including:
Students who complete this degree program may be prepared for the following careers. Advanced degrees or certifications may be required for academic or clinical positions. Career examples include but are not limited to:
|Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers||7%||$61,050|
|Criminal Investigators and Special Agents||4.5%||$79,970|
|Police Identification and Records Officers||4.5%||$79,970|
|Investment Fund Managers||8%||$105,610|
|Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates||5.6%||$133,840|
|Arbitrators, Mediators, and Conciliators||10.4%||$60,670|
|First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives||6.6%||$87,910|
|Private Detectives and Investigators||10.6%||$50,700|
* Data obtained from the Occupational Information Network (O*NET) under sponsorship of the U.S. Department of Labor/Employment and Training Administration (USDOL/ETA).